Orix Buffaloes vs Yakult Swallows @ Jingu Stadium - 18:00
Attendance: 11052 | Orix leads series, 2-0-0 | Time: 3:37
Potential Starters: Satoshi Komatsu (ORI) 1-1, 1.69 - Tony Barnette (YAK) 2-2, 4.72
Hitting (LOB: 14, DP: 0)
|(CF)||Sakaguchi, Tomotaka||2-for-3, 4 R||1: 2B, 3: BB, 4: F7, 6: BB, 8: BB, 9: 1B|
|(LF)||Arakane, Hisao||2-for-4, 3 R||1: G4, 3: 1B, 4: BB, 6: 1B, 8: BB, 9: F8|
|(RF)||Akada, Shogo||1-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI||1: G6, 3: G3, 4: F8, 6: BB, 8: G4, 9: 1B|
|(1B)||Cabrera, Alex||3-for-3, 1 R, 7 RBI||1: 1B, 3: IBB, 5: BB, 6: 1B, 8: HR|
|PH||Taguchi, So||0-for-1||9: f3|
|(2B)||Goto, Mitsutaka||2-for-6||1: F7, 3: 1B, 5: 2B, 6: DP, 8: G5, 9: G5|
|(3B)||Baldiris, Aarom||1-for-4, 1 RBI||2: G5, 3: HBP, 5: SO, 7: G1, 8: 1B|
|(SS)||Yamasaki, Koji||1-for-4||2: SO, 3: G1, 5: G4, 7: BB, 8: 1B|
|(P)||Komatsu, Satoshi||0-for-3||2: SO, 4: F8, 5: SO|
|PH||Hidaka, Takeshi||0-for-1||7: DP|
|PH-1B||Kitagawa, Hirotoshi||0-for-0||8: BB|
|(C)||Suzuki, Fumihiro||1-for-5||3: SO, 4: 1B, 6: SO, 8: E6, 8: F7|
|Komatsu, Satoshi, W||5||90||22||21||6||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||2||1||1.714|
|Katsuki, Ryota, H||1||15||3||3||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3.150|
|Hirano, Yoshihisa, H||1||21||4||4||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1.157|
Hitting (LOB: 8, DPs in: 6th, 7th)
|(LF)||Fukuchi, Kazuki||1-for-5||1: G4, 2: G4, 4: G6, 7: 1B, 9: F7|
|(2B)||Tanaka, Hiroyasu||0-for-4||1: G4, 3: G6, 5: F7, 7: G4|
|(CF)||Aoki, Norichika||1-for-4||1: SO, 3: 1B (CS), 5: F8, 8: SO|
|(1B)||D'Antona, Jamie||0-for-3||2: F8, 3: BB, 5: G5, 8: G4|
|(RF)||Guiel, Aaron||0-for-4, 1 R||2: E3, 3: G3, 6: SO, 8: L3|
|(3B)||Miyamoto, Shinya||1-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI||2: 2B, 4: F9, 6: G6, 9: F9|
|(SS)||Fujimoto, Atsushi||2-for-4, 1 RBI||2: 1B, 4: 1B, 6: G6, 9: SO|
|(C)||Aikawa, Ryoji||2-for-4||2: 1B, 4: F9, 7: L4, 9: 2B|
|(P)||Barnette, Tony||0-for-1||2: SO|
|P||Kawashima, Ryo||1-for-1||4: 1B|
|PH||Takeuchi, Shinichi||0-for-1||7: SO|
|RF||Iihara, Yasushi||0-for-0||9: BB|
|Barnette, Tony, L||3||72||16||13||4||0||3||2||1||0||0||0||3||3||5.063|
Top of the 1st - 1 run, 2 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Sakaguchi hits a double to right. Arakane grounds out to second. Akada grounds out to short. Cabrera hits an RBI single to right, runner on first. Goto flies out to left.
Bottom of the 2nd - 2 runs, 3 hits
Komatsu on the mound for Orix
D'Antona flies out to center. Guiel reaches on a fielding error (E3). Miyamoto hits an RBI double to center and advances to third on the throw. Fujimoto hits an RBI single to center, runner on first. Aikawa hits a single to center, runners on first and second. Barnette strikes out swinging. Fukuchi grounds out to second.
Top of the 3rd - 2 runs, 2 hits
Barnette on the mound for Yakult
Suzuki strikes out looking. Sakaguchi walks. Arakane hits a single to right, runners on first and third. Akada drives in a run with a ground out to first, runner on second. Cabrera gets an intentional walk, runners on first and second. Goto hits an infield single, bases loaded. Baldiris gets hit by a pitch, a run scores, bases loaded. K. Yamasaki grounds out to the pitcher.
Top of the 6th - 2 runs, 2 hits
Masubuchi on the mound for Yakult
Suzuki strikes out looking. Sakaguchi walks. Arakane hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Akada walks to load the bases. Cabrera hits a 2-run single to center, runners on first and second. Goto grounds into a double play.
Top of the 8th - 4 runs, 3 hits
Yoshikawa on the mound for Yakult
Suzuki reaches on a fielding error (E6). Sakaguchi walks, runners on first and second. Arakane walks to load the bases. Akada grounds out to second, bases loaded. Cabrera hits a grand slam.
Pitching change: Kato in for Yoshikawa.
Goto grounds out to third. Baldiris hits a single to left. K. Yamasaki hits a single to left, runners on first and second. Kitagawa, pinch-hitting for Hirano, walks to load the bases. Suzuki flies out to left.
Top of the 4th
Komatsu flies out to center. Suzuki hits a single to center. Sakaguchi flies out to left. Arakane walks, runner on first and second. Akada flies out to center.
Bottom of the 4th
Miyamoto flies out to right. Fujimoto hits a single to center. Aikawa flies out to right. R. Kawashima hits a single to right, runners on first and second. Fukuchi grounds out to short.
Top of the 5th
Cabrera walks. Goto hits a double to center, runners on second and third. Baldiris strikes out looking. K. Yamasaki grounds out to second. Komatsu strikes out swinging.
Bottom of the 9th
Miyamoto flies out to right. Fujimoto strikes out looking. Aikawa hits a double to center. Ueda enters the game as a pinch-runner for Aikawa. Iihara walks, runners on first and second. Fukuchi flies out to left.
The Buffaloes won their third straight and are now just four games under 500. ... The Swallows continued their slide and lost their second straight. They are now 12 games under 500. ... Komatsu (ORI) picked up his first win as a starter this year and improved to 2-1 on the year. ... Barnette (YAK) lost his third game in a row after starting the season with back-to-back victories. He is now 2-3. ... Swallows' pitchers gave up 10 walks in the game.